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You might have heard that several NY celebrations have cancelled fireworks out of respect for the bushfire crisis - and emissions. This Sunday festival will limit to the firecracker at the stage.  We kept the lion dance and all the program as below.  


Victoria Street Lunar Festival

19 Jan 2020  12pm-11pm

Year of the Rat

Hội Chợ Tết Richmond

19 tháng 1 năm 2020  11:00-23:00

Chào đón năm Canh Tý


  12:30:00VIP Guest Welcome

  12:45:00Lion Dance & Firecracker

  13:00:00Festival introduction by MC Bruce Hien

  13:05:00Australian & Vietnamese Nation Anthems - Victoria Street Traders Group

  13:25:00Mr Meca Ho - VSBA President

  13:30:00Cr Min-Lin Chen Yi Mei  -  City of Yarra

  13:35:00Hon Richard Wynne - Minister of Planning for Victoria

  13:45:00Opening Ceremony - traditional dance

  13:55:00Hon Adam Bandt - Greens Federal Member for Melbourne

  14:00:00Mr Tien Kieu MLC - Parliament of Victoria

  14:05:00Mr Bon Nguyen - President - The Vietnamese Community in Australia (Victorian Chapter)

  14:10:00'Happy New Year' music performance by SODAPOP

  14:15:00Ms Cam Nguyen, bà Huỳnh Bích Cẩm CEO of The Australian Vietnamese Women's Association Inc.

  14:20:00Mr Grant Hocking - Rotary District Governor

  14:25:00Dr Nhan and Mr. Collin Campbell  Bushfire Appeal

  14:30:00VIP line up for ribbon cutting, presentation of appreciation certificates

  14:35:00Fire Crackers to Start the Festival 

  14:40:00Ms Maria Dimopoulos Deputy Chairperson of Victorian Multicultural Commission

  14:45:00Lion Dance With Street Parade. VIP go to Thanh Phong Restaurant 240 Victoria Street Richmond 3121

  15:10:00Vietnamese Modern Folk Opera - Cai luong and Tan Co (Chi My Tam)

  16:15:00Martial Arts Performance - Muay Thai

  17:00:00Buddhist Family - Gia Dinh Phat Tu 

  18:05:00Traditional dance performance Au Co

  18:15:00Pop singer Hoai Anh Kiet - 2 songs

  18:30:00Hip Hop dance - Dance Dynamic - Hit the floor

  18:35:00Special traditional Vietnamese Dress Show - Thoi trang vung mien

  18:50:00Violin Performance - Xuhi Nguyen

  19:00:00Dance performance (BVD)

  19:05:00Magic Show - Minh Ngan

  19:15:00Special traditional Vietnamese 3-generation Dress Show & music performance

  19:35:00Hip Hop dance - Dance Dynamic

  19:40:00Traditional dance performance Au Co

  19:50:00Wedding Dress Show - Thoi trang ao cuoi - Live songs with ca sy Huu Thanh

  20:00:00Dance performance (BVD)

  20:15:00Violin Performance - Xuhi Nguyen

  20:25:00Dance performance (BVD)

  20:30:00Event Gowns Show - Thoi tran ao da hoi. Live songs with 6 singers (Nghiem Le, Thuy Tien, Tina, Linh Lam, Huu Thanh)

  22:00:00Lion dance by Jow Ga Kuen

  15:00:00St John's youth dance


15:00Nacho Morales Band -Live Music

16:00Natural State Band - Live Music

17:00Raw Food Packed With Goodness

18:00Chef Dylan with Japanese foods 

19:00Phi and Me Stand up comedian 1

19:30 Marcus- solo artist 1

20:00Phi and Me Stand up comedian 2

20:30 Marcus- solo artist 2


  12:45:00Welcome Lion dance main stage

  14:35:00Fire Crackers and Lion Dance to start the Festival 

  17:30:00Meet and greet Lion Dance at Victoria St & Lennox St

  18:00:00Jow Ga Kuen Grand Show Lion Dance at Victoria St & Lennox St

  18:00:00Dai Bi Quan Am Lion Dance at and Victoria St & Shelley Street

  22:00:00Jow Ga Kuen Lion Dance at the Main Stage & Nicholson st 


2PM, 4PM & 6PM


ALL DAY - near Shelly & Victoria streets 

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​​VSBA -Victoria Street Business Association was founded in May 2015 as a non-profit business association. VSBA is representing over 300 Victoria street traders to work with local council, state and federal government to assist residents and stake holders for insights, networks, policy advocacy, services and facilities needed over 20 years.